The Purpose of the Racial Justice Mission Group is to awaken the NH Conference to issues of racial justice and equality within our churches, state, and country. We are called to be:
At our monthly meeting at the Conference Center, the agenda always includes learning, as well as, planning action steps. We organized almost 2 years ago and welcome new members. Those interested should contact Dawn Berry, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Racial Justice Mission Group has lead workshops at the annual Prepared to Serve. Workshop titles include: White Privilege, Implicit Bias, Racial Reparations, Beyond White Supremacy, Building the Beloved Community, and the History of African American Spirituals.
We hosted a One Conference: One Book initiative in which 33 UCC congregations engaged in the study of white privilege using our discussion guide. In follow up, we facilitated a workshop on White Privilege at the 2017 Annual Meeting.
The Racial Justice Ministry Group members and colleagues from around the state were inspired and energized at our pre-Annual Meeting full day workshop with Keynote Speaker Bishop Dwayne Royster. He engaged and challenged us to articulate what racial justice might look like in NH!
Members of the Group: Dawn Berry, John Gregory-Davis, Maggie Fogarty, Carol Howard, Eric Jackson, Barry Jacobson, Gail Kinney, Ethel McConaghy, Renee Rouse, Cathryn Turrentine, and Janet Zeller.
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